Bella Hadid in Schiaparelli couture at Cannes Film Festival 2021.
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Cannes Film Festival 2021: the 17 best fashion moments from the red carpet so far

The red carpet is back, hurrah! And the stars are out in force in some seriously show-stopping ensembles.

After a year spent stationed firmly in all manner of elasticated waistbands, it will come as a welcome treat to fashion lovers that the red carpet is making its big comeback this week at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 – and it’s better than ever before. Because what do celebrities love more than a bit of fashion exhibitionism, really?

It would appear that the memo was well received by all of the stars in attendance at this year’s festival, which has seen the likes of Jodie Turner-Smith and Timothée Chalamet descend upon the French city to pull out all of the sartorial stops. From Bella Hadid in vintage Jean Paul Gaultier, transplanted straight from the designer’s archive from his spring/summer 2002 collection, to Jodie Turner-Smith in a clutch of Gucci gowns and Jessica Chastain in 200 carats worth of Chopard rubies, all we can do is rejoice that red carpet dressing is finally back.

The week-long affair follows the Cannes Film Festival’s cancellation last year, when it abandoned its physical event and instead issued a list of “labelled” films. Here are some of our favourite looks so far.

  • Tilda Swinton in Haider Ackermann.
    Tilda Swinton in Haider Ackermann.
  • Timothée Chalamet in Tom Ford.
    Timothée Chalamet in Tom Ford.
  • Jodie Turner-Smith in Gucci.
    Jodie Turner-Smith in Gucci.
  • Bella Hadid in Schiaparelli couture.
    Bella Hadid in Schiaparelli couture.
  • Jodie Turner-Smith in custom Gucci.
    Jodie Turner-Smith in custom Gucci.
  • Izabel Goulart in Etro.
    Izabel Goulart in Etro.
  • Bella Hadid in Lanvin and Chopard jewellery.
    Bella Hadid in Lanvin and Chopard jewellery.
  • Isabelle Huppert in Balenciaga and Chopard jewellery.
    Isabelle Huppert in Balenciaga and Chopard jewellery.
  • Candice Swanepoel in Etro.
    Candice Swanepoel in Etro.
  • Spike Lee in Louis Vuitton and custom Air Jordans.
    Spike Lee in Louis Vuitton and custom Air Jordans.
  • Marion Cotillard in Chanel.
    Marion Cotillard in Chanel.
  • Didi Stone Olomide in Djula jewellery.
    Didi Stone Olomide in Djula jewellery.
  • Helen Mirren in Dolce & Gabbana.
    Helen Mirren in Dolce & Gabbana.
  • Jodie Foster with her wife Alexandra Hedison, wearing Givenchy and Chopard jewellery.
    Jodie Foster with her wife Alexandra Hedison, wearing Givenchy and Chopard jewellery.
  • Bella Hadid in vintage Jean Paul Gaultier.
    Bella Hadid in vintage Jean Paul Gaultier.
  • Kat Graham in Etro and Pomellato jewellery.
    Kat Graham in Etro and Pomellato jewellery.
  • Jessica Chastain in Dior Haute Couture and Chopard jewellery.
    Jessica Chastain in Dior Haute Couture and Chopard jewellery.

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